Twenty-four streets of Kerch were flooded as a result of heavy rains and a rise in the water level in the river, said Crimean Prime Minister Yuriy Gotsanyuk on his Instagram page.
"According to operational data, 19 adjoining territories, 40 basements, six private households, 24 city streets and five socially significant objects were flooded in Kerch. 17 people were evacuated, including eight children," Gotsanyuk wrote.
He added that "an additional excavator and six dump trucks will be delivered to Kerch tomorrow to resolve the current situation." "By the end of the day, work will begin to pump out water from the basements. Vacuum machines will be mobilized from other cities in the Crimea. An additional six machines will arrive by evening, and another 12, as well as three pumps by the morning. days ", - added Gotsanyuk.
According to him, on the territory of Kerch, there was flooding in the central sewerage station No. 6. "In this regard, in part of the city there are problems in the work of the sewerage system. Work in this direction is underway, it is planned to restore the work of the central sewerage system the next morning," the Crimean prime minister said. …